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PublicLEAP
Raised
Post IPO Valuation
Acquired byAT&T
Price$1.2B
Date7/2013

General Information

Websiteleapwireless.com
CategoryMobile/Wireless
Phone1-858-882-6000
Employees1,400
Founded1998
DescriptionWireless network operator

Offices

HQ
5887 Copley Drive
San Diego, CA, 92111
USA

People

Executive Vice President of Field Operations
executive vice president and chief operating officer
Executive Vice President and CTO
Senior Vice President of Financial Operations and Strategy
Consultant / Acting Chief Accounting Officer

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Leap Wireless

Leap is a wireless communications provider that offers iservices under the Cricket brand. Leap’s Cricket service offerings provide unlimited access to wireless voice and data services for a flat rate without requiring a fixed-term contract.

Cricket is the pioneer of simple and affordable unlimited wireless services with no long-term commitments or credit checks required serving more than 5.3 million customers in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Cricket offers wireless voice and broadband Internet services over the latest technology, high-quality, all-digital 3G CDMA2000 1X and 1xEV-DO wireless network. Cricket’s nationwide wireless voice service plans include unlimited anytime minutes, unlimited U.S. long distance, unlimited text and picture messaging, unlimited text to Mexico, unlimited Mobile Web, unlimited directory assistance, as well as a variety of calling features and feature-rich mobile applications such as popular games, ringtones and wallpapers. Cricket Broadband provides unlimited Internet access anywhere within Cricket’s coverage areas at speeds comparable to DSL.

The Company and its joint ventures operate in 34 states and the District of Columbia and hold licenses in 35 of the top 50 U.S. markets. Cricket services stretch across the country, from New York to California. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Leap is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol LEAP.

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Above: Leap Wireless Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 1/17/11

Stock Price

Sources

  1. AT&T To Acquire Leap Wireless (Cricket) For Around $1.2B (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. investing.businessweek.com [edit]
  3. Leap Wireless Finalizes $120 Million Spectrum Sale to Verizon (allthingsd.com) [edit]
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